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Serpierite Devilline Schulenbergite & Brochantite

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Serpierite Devilline Schulenbergite & Brochantite

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Description
Locality: 
Hilarion Mine, Hilarion, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

This is a most unusual multi mineral Lavrion specimen from a single find only.On altered scalenoedral calcite crystals SEM and XRD analysis identified serpierite schulenbergite kyanotrichite spangolite adamite allophane aurichalcite devilline malachite azurite cyprite brochanthite olivenite and conichalcite.This ia a unique mix of all those minerals and probably the only known case of so many minerals on single specimen from Lavrion (Hilarion mine No 50)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Serpierite

Formula: 
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Serpieri Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

Devilline

Formula: 
CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Cornwall, England, UK

Schulenbergite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)7(SO4,CO3)2(OH)10·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.80
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Glücksrad Mine, Oberschulenberg, Bockswies veins, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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